Yesterday, the Ministry of Agriculture officials have announced the death of the last African elephant in Giza Zoo. According to their report,
Ever since her arrival in 1983 when she was just four years of age, Naiema was a fan-favorite staple of the Giza Zoo. Visitors, from all age groups, were in love with her, and many of them remembered how happy they were when visiting her, but was Naiema happy?
Over the years, the quality of animal welfare in Giza Zoo has been declining, and more and more animals die prematurely. Here in the nation’s most prominent zoo, animals are locked up all day long in tiny spaces that seldom resemble their original habitat.
Several campaigns were launched with the aim of making the zoo a better environment for its inhabitants. D
Animals are very sensitive in captivity, and many lead short lives compared to their wild counterparts. Elephants, in particular, due to their high intelligence, evolved to be social animals that thrive on societal interactions. In her last years,
According to Enterprise, Mohamed Ragaey, the Giza Zoo’s managing body, announced that the zoo is currently in contact with the Ministry of Agriculture to get new animals.